Please find below resources to programs, groups, information, and materials to help support homeschooling or at-home learning for Lansing families.

Library Resources

  • Book Bundles
    Let us know the topic your child(ren) are interested in and we will put together a collection of materials for you.
  • Pages to Projects to Go 
    An early readers book club aimed at 1st and 2nd graders that pairs books with take-home creative projects.
  • STEAM Kits
    Bring hands-on math- and science-based learning home with our circulating collection of STEAM to Go! Kits.
  • Storytime
    Join us for storytime Wednesday mornings at the Finger Lakes Toy Library, or check out one of our storytime kits.
  • Tween Book Club
    Monthly book club for tweens. Bring home a copy of the book and related materials or projects.
  • Tumblebooks Library
    TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking books that are created from existing books. TumbleBooks also includes puzzles, games and quizzes, a collection of books in foreign languages, and can be viewed in Spanish and French. Sign into the library catalog, then look under Online Databases > Literature and Books to access.

Community Resources


Getting Started

Homeschool Co-ops

Local Support Groups

Online Resources

  • CK-12
    Provides a library of free online textbooks, videos, exercises, flashcards, and real world applications for over 5,000 concepts.
  • Khan Academy
    Practice exercises, instructional videos, and more. Includes math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.
  • Outschool
    Live Online Classes and Camps for kids ages 3-18.

Additional Resources


Finger Lakes Library System compiled this list of free virtual services available to the public for free

Additional kits are available from other libraries in the system. Search for “story time kit” in the library catalog to view all the story time and sensory kits available.